BBVA Compass Photomorphing Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") Official Rules
This Sweepstakes is intended for participation by legal residents of Texas only who are at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry. Sweepstakes shall be construed and evaluated according to all applicable federal, Texas and local laws. Void outside of Texas and where prohibited by law.
NO PURCHASE, LOAN APPLICATION, PRODUCT ACTIVATION, TRANSACTION OR OBLIGATION IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE, APPLICATION, PRODUCT ACTIVATION OR TRANSACTION WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
How to Enter: The Sweepstakes begins June 22, 2013 at 12:00:00 AM Central Time ("CT") and ends September, 30, 2013 at 11:59:59 PM CT ("Sweepstakes Period").
Visit the BBVA Compass Photomorphing booth located inside the BBVA Compass Stadium during one of the following seven Houston Dynamo home soccer games currently scheduled for June 22, 2013, July 6, 2013, July 27, 2013, August 3, 2013, August 17, 2013, September 8, 2013, and September 21, 2013 (each a "Dynamo Game"), take a picture in the Photomorphing booth, provide your first and last name, street address with city, state, zip code, certify you are at least 18 years old, identify whether you are a current BBVA Compass customer and provide your email address and telephone number.
In the alternative, you may during the Sweepstakes Period, visit bbvacompass.com/dynamo (the "Website") and provide your first and last name, street address with city, state, zip code, certify you are at least 18 years old, identify whether you are a current BBVA Compass customer and provide your email address and telephone number to submit an entry.
Subsequent attempts made by the same individual to submit multiple entries by using multiple or false contact information or otherwise may be disqualified. No computer generated facsimiles, mechanically reproduced, or mass entries are permitted and all such entries will be void. Entries by any means which subvert the entry process will be void. Releasees are not responsible for lost, incomplete, illegible, late, misdirected, stolen, undelivered, misdirected, damaged, garbled or mutilated entries or email; lost entries or transmissions; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, Internet Service Provider (ISP), server or other connections; miscommunications, failed computer hardware or software or technical failures; garbled, misrouted or scrambled transmissions; incomplete entries or communications; or other errors; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, computer, electronic, mail or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, with limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes, or the cancellation or postponement of any events or games. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all entries of an entrant who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweepstakes. The use of automated or similar devices which subvert the entry process, including but not limited to entries submitted using any bot, macro, script, or Sweepstakes service (or any other devices intended to automate any aspect of entry) to enter this Sweepstakes is prohibited and entries through such devices are void.
Limit one (1) entry per person for each Dynamo Game and limit one (1) entry per person per calendar day via the Website with a limit of a total of seven (7) entries regardless of the method of entry. Entries become the property of Compass Bank ("Sponsor").
Eligibility: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of Texas only, who are at least eighteen (18) years of age as of date of entry. Employees of BBVA Compass, and its parent, subsidiaries and affiliates, prize suppliers, and the advertising and promotion agencies of BBVA Compass, including employee of the Dynamo Stadium, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate families (spouse, and parents, children and siblings, and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) and persons living in the household of each of these individuals, whether related or not, are not eligible to enter or win. Void outside Texas and where prohibited or restricted by law. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, Texas, and local laws and regulations.
Drawing: On or about the seventh calendar day after the end of the Sweepstakes Period, a BBVA Compass employee or authorized agent of BBVA Compass will randomly draw one (1) entry from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period (a "Potential Winner" and, if verified, a "Winner"). A Potential Winner will be eligible to win the applicable Sweepstakes prize, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.
Odds: Odds of winning the sweepstakes prize are dependent upon the number of eligible entries during the Sweepstakes Period.
Sweepstakes Prize: Two tickets to a 2013 regular season Houston Dynamo away game scheduled to be played in October, 2013 (away game to be chosen in Sponsor's sole discretion), round trip coach airfare for two (2) from winner's nearest major airport with commercial flights, and hotel accommodations for two days and one night. Approximate Retail Value of the prize ("ARV"): $2,500.00.
Total ARV of all prizes: $2,500.00.
Prize Restrictions: All travel related expenses for ground transportation to and from home, taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service charges, airport surcharges, airline baggage fees, departure taxes, hotel, resort or property fees, food & beverage and personal expenses such as telephone/Internet charges, and gift shop purchases are the sole responsibility of prize winner. Winner and travel companion must travel on same itinerary. Winner and travel companion must have valid photo ID and any documentation required to travel prior to departure.
Winner Notification: All potential winners will be notified by telephone and/or email within five calendar days following the drawing, and will be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release, Internal Revenue Service Form W-9, and, unless prohibited by law, a Publicity Release (including use of winner’s photo, to be provided by winner at Sponsor’s request), all of which must be returned within seven (7) calendar days of date of receipt of prize notification or the prize may be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, awarded to an alternate winner. In the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules, if prize or prize notification is unclaimed or returned as undeliverable, if all required documents are not returned within the specified time period or if Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period, the prize may be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, may be awarded to an alternate winner. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.
Limitation of Liability: By participating, entrants agree to: a.) these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor shall be final, non-appealable, and binding in all respects; and b.) release, discharge, and hold harmless BBVA Compass and its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, including Dynamo Stadium, LLC, Dynamo Stadium Holdings, LLC and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and advertising and promotion agencies and each of the respective officers, directors, shareholders, agents, and employees of the aforementioned entities (collectively, the “Releasees”), from any liability, claims, or damages arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of their participation in the Sweepstakes or the acceptance or use of the prize. By accepting a prize, each winner agrees to, where legal, Sponsor’s and its designees’ use of his/her name, city and state of residence, the fact that he/she is a customer of BBVA Compass, and/or likeness for advertising and publicity purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity without additional compensation, permission or notification and, upon request, will provide consent to such use in writing. As a condition of entering the Sweepstakes, participant agrees that: a.) under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; b.) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and c.) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, and in no event shall a participant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees or other legal costs. Sponsor reserves the right to modify prize award procedures at its discretion.
Additional Terms: Releasees are not responsible for computer, email, network, printing, typographical, human, or other errors, problems, photomorphing booth or email malfunctions or other malfunctions relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors, problems or malfunctions which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the announcement of the prizes, the processing of entries, product activations or transactions, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, undelivered, damaged, inaccurate, delayed, incomplete, illegible transactions; or for transactions that are lost, misdirected, or fail to enter into the processing system for any reason; or are processed, reported, or transmitted late or incorrectly; or are lost for any reason, including computer, email, telephonic, paper-transfer, or human error, or electronic, computer, or telephonic malfunction, damage, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, or any combination thereof. If, for any reason, this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, or infection by computer viruses, bugs, or tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, actions of entrants, technical failures, or any other causes corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the sweepstakes and, if cancelled or terminated, at its sole discretion, to randomly award the prizes from among all eligible non-suspect entries received prior to the action requiring such modification. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any entry or entrant who tampers with or abuses any aspect of this Sweepstakes or who is in violation of these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. By entering, all entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. By entering, entrants consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in Houston, Texas.
Winners' List: For the names of the winners (available after October 1, 2013), mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: BBVA Compass Photomorphing Sweepstakes/WL, 15 S. 20th Street, Suite 1202 Birmingham, AL 35233. Requests must be received no later than by December 31, 2013. The winners’ list will be sent when the final drawing has been conducted and all winners have been verified.
This Sweepstakes is sponsored by BBVA Compass, 15 South 20th Street, Birmingham, AL 35233.
CONSUMER DISCLOSURE: NO PURCHASE, LOAN APPLICATION, PRODUCT ACTIVATION, TRANSACTION OR OBLIGATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE, LOAN APPLICATION, PRODUCT ACTIVATION, OR TRANSACTION WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. You have not yet won. ENTRY DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 AT 11:59:59 PM CENTRAL TIME.
PRIZE: One (1) Sweepstakes Prize: Two tickets to a 2013 regular season Houston Dynamo away game scheduled to be played in October, 2013 (away game to be chosen in Sponsor's sole discretion), round trip coach airfare for two (2) from winner’s nearest major airport with commercial flights, and hotel accommodations for two days and one night. Total ARV: $2,500.
Odds of winning a prize are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received corresponding to the Sweepstakes Period. To enter without applying, purchase, product activation: Visit the BBVA Compass Photomorphing booth located inside the BBVA Compass Stadium during one of the following seven Houston Dynamo home soccer games currently scheduled for June 22, 2013, July 6, 2013, July 27, 2013, August 3, 2013, August 17, 2013, September 8, 2013, September 21, 2013, (each a “Dynamo Game”), take a picture in the Photomorphing booth, provide your first and last name, street address with city, state and zip code, certify you are at least 18 years old, identify whether you are a BBVA Compass customer, and provide your email address and telephone number. In the alternative, you may during the Sweepstakes Period, visit bbvacompass.com/dynamo (the “Website”) and provide your first and last name, street address with city, state, zip, certify you are at least 18 years old, identify whether you are a current BBVA Compass customer and provide your email address and telephone number to submit an entry. See Official Rules above for complete details, including entry deadlines and prize restrictions. Sponsor: BBVA Compass, 15 South 20th Street, Birmingham, AL 35233.